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Wednesday February 20, 2019

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Road Pavement Treatments Put to the Test
Civil
Tuesday July 17 2018

Road Pavement Treatments Put to the Test

Locals in the Melbourne outer south-western suburb of Werribee describe the Ballan Road as a 'death trap.'

Corrosion Protection Critical for Infrastructure Assets
Civil
Wednesday May 30 2018

Corrosion Protection Critical for Infrastructure Assets

Over the 10 years to 2027, Australian households, businesses and governments are expected to fork out $2.018 trillion in building new homes, commercial buildings, and civil...

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom
Civil
Friday March 16 2018

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom

Before the 2013 federal election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott promised to be an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister.’

Bad Victoria Intersections Could be Replaced
Civil
Wednesday November 22 2017

Bad Victoria Intersections Could be Replaced

Melbourne's worst traffic intersections will be ripped up and replaced with "closed diamond" underpasses if the coalition opposition wins the next state election.

Melbourne Rail Works Unleash ‘Rat Plague’
Civil
Thursday November 9 2017

Melbourne Rail Works Unleash ‘Rat Plague’

A hidden swarm of rats has been unleashed on unsuspecting inner-Melbourne residents and workers as major underground tunnel works continue.

WA Must Gain from Pipeline
Civil
Tuesday October 31 2017

WA Must Gain from Pipeline

Acting Prime Minister Julie Bishop says a gas pipeline from Western Australia may ease some of the challenges facing the east coast.

Sydney Trio Jailed over $1m Iraqi Bribe
Civil
Thursday September 28 2017

Sydney Trio Jailed over $1m Iraqi Bribe

The two Elomar brothers were successful, well-respected immigrant businessmen whose Sydney company became adversely affected by "the stain on the family name".

Senator Rejects Benefiting from Govt Contracts
Civil
Monday September 18 2017

Senator Rejects Benefiting from Govt Contracts

A Liberal-National Party senator has denied benefiting from federal government road contracts. Under section 44 of the constitution, anyone who holds "any direct or indirect...

Road Safety: Let’s Get Tough and Get Training
Civil
Wednesday August 30 2017

Road Safety: Let’s Get Tough and Get Training

Each year worldwide, nearly 1.3 million people die as a result of a road traffic crash. That, on average, is 3,287 deaths a day. In simpler...

Civil
Feb 4 2019
Federal Labor Open to NBN Write-Down

The federal opposition could be open to writing down the value of the national broadband network to help make internet more affordable.

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Jan 14 2019
More Signs Removed From Melbourne Roads

Two more signs will be removed from Melbourne roads as part of an audit to find out what caused one to come crashing down on a...

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Civil
Jan 11 2019
Light Rail Critic Launches Political Party

An outspoken critic of the Sydney light rail project has launched her own political party which will run candidates in several inner-city seats at the upcoming...

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Jan 10 2019
Vic driver hit by road sign wants answers

A woman whose car was crushed by a giant sign that fell from a Melbourne freeway gantry says she is lucky to be alive and wants...

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Civil
6 Sep, 2018
Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6b Roads Sweetener

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6 billion road and rail election sweeteners have been revealed in a leaked list.

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31 Aug, 2018
Sydney Businesses File Light Rail Lawsuit

Dozens of businesses and landlords outraged over the delayed light rail project from Sydney's CBD to the eastern suburbs have filed a class action lawsuit against...

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22 Aug, 2018
Vic Govt Told to Cough up for Princes Hwy

Commonwealth funds committed to the final stage of the Princes Highway duplication are a "far cry" from what's actually needed to finish the job, the Victorian...

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Civil
8 Aug, 2018
Work Begins on New SA Irrigation Pipeline

The first 10 kilometres of an underground pipeline to feed water to the new Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme will be laid this month.

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